ABOUT THE ONTARIO PARKS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION (OPAF)
The Ontario Parks Association Foundation is a registered Charitable Organization (Registered Number: 891191777 RR001) incorporated in 1987 to further education through related technology in the field of public parks within the Province of Ontario.
Goal: To raise funds to assist deserving students enrolled in post-secondary education studying in the parks, horticulture, environmental or other related fields.
Beginning in 2018, each year a total of up to four bursaries of $2,000 each and three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are awarded to qualified post-secondary students who meet the requirements of application. Applicants are post-secondary students studying in parks, related horticulture or landscaping, conservation, or an environmental resource management field, whose goals are aligned with those of the Foundation and the Ontario Parks Association, where the:
“Ontario Parks Association (OPA) is committed to civic beautification, the advancement, protection and conservation of parks, open space and the environment as we practice 'Protecting Tomorrow Today' in the province of Ontario.”
Available Awards - Click here for a list of the available Ontario Parks Association Foundation Scholarship and Bursary Awards.
Qualifying for Awards - Click here to see if you qualify for an Ontario Parks Association Foundation Scholarship or Bursary.
Last Year's Recipients - Click here to view the list of last year's Scholarship and Bursary recipients.
Looking for a College or University with parks, horticulture, environmental or other related programs? Click here for a list of Colleges & Universities in Ontario!
How to Qualify/Apply - Do you qualify for an Ontario Parks Association Foundation Scholarship and Bursary Award? Click here to learn more and to apply!
OPAF Board of Directors